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Women Entrepreneurs Have What it Takes to Grow Post-Conflict Economies

Can strengthening entrepreneurship in post-conflict countries help prevent future violence? And, how are women in post-conflict countries specifically equipped to benefit from entrepreneurship?

The Myth of the American Entrepreneurial Culture

Kauffman Research & Policy Director Yas Motoyama examines whether the United States is unique in its supportive entrepreneurship culture.

What American Cities Can Learn from Warsaw

During Global Entrepreneurship Week, Google officially launched its new Campus Warsaw, similar to its existing campuses in London and Tel Aviv, and with more on the way in three other cities. The Google campus is located across the Vistula River from the main part of Warsaw—and, incidentally, the part of the city that was not destroyed by the Nazis.

One in a Million Video Submission Mashup

During the search for One in a Million, we asked entrepreneurs to tell us a story. They submitted video segments using the power of visual language to capture the essence of what they do.

One in a Million Training Day

Fifteen semifinalists in the One in a Million Competition came to Kansas City with passion, courage and a solid sense of who they are and what they have to offer. After intense coaching and competing, they left stronger than ever, with the tools and insights to take their startups to the next level.
Take a look behind the scenes on training day.

blooom is Named ‘One in a Million’ in Kauffman Foundation’s Startup Competition

After months of competing, Chris Costello, CEO of Leawood-based startup blooom, was named the winner of the Kauffman Foundation’s “One in a Million” competition.

Five Top Entrepreneurs to Take the Stage Tomorrow in the First-Ever ‘One in a Million’ Startup Competition

Five entrepreneurs from across the U.S. have been chosen as finalists in the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s “One in a Million” pitch competition for startup entrepreneurs.

President Obama Proclaims November 2015 as National Entrepreneurship Month

In recognizing the contributions of entrepreneurs in fueling the American economy, U.S. President Barack Obama recently named November as National Entrepreneurship Month in the United States.

‘One in a Million’ Startup Competition Finals to be Streamed Live

Entrepreneurs pitch their business and compete for $10,000 grand prize,

An Orange Carpet for Entrepreneurs

In a rare face-to-face conversation with President Barack Obama recently, I referenced some of the positive yet unintended consequences unleashed by his effort to align U.S. Government agencies around the notion of “starting up” America. Four years after the White House launched the Startup America project, more than 60 nations have emulated the effort in different ways. One of them is the Netherlands.